Yevhen Konoplyanka
Liverpool fail in efforts to sign Konoplyanka.Reuters

Liverpool have failed to add to their squad during the January transfer window after their late attempt sign Ukrainian winger Yevhen Konoplyanka collapsed late on deadline day.

Liverpool made the Dnipro wideman their top priority after missing out on a deal to sign Mohamed Salah last week and dispatched managing director Ian Ayre to finalise a deal with both the player and club on Friday.

But despite Konoplyanka having his heart set on a move to Anfield Liverpool failed to agree a fee for the 24-year-old before Friday's 11:00pm (GMT) deadline to bring an end to an uneventful transfer window for Rodgers.

Liverpool's offer, reportedly between £12m and £15m, was not enough to tempt Dnipro into doing business. "We have a very good relationship with the president [Ihor] Kolomoyskyi and he doesn't want to sell the player," Oliver Cabrera, who owns OML Sports & Marketing, the company Konoplyanka is signed to, told

"Yehven and his father respect that so a move is very unlikely."

After the disappointment of missing out on Salah, Rodgers was desperate to add another player in a bid to strengthen the club's bid to clinch a Champions League spot.

He told a press conference on Friday: "There's obviously an interest in the player but there's no update."

"The staff over there have done brilliant work with regards to trying to get the player.

"But we need to see how that develops over the course of the day. It's all happened so quickly and the deadline is tight.

"We've had a list with a number of players on it, so we'll see how it develops later."

Tottenham Hotspur were also linked with a move for Konoplyanka, but head coach Tim Sherwood dispelled suggestions his side were in the race for the winger's signature, insisting he is happy with his current options.